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subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind